Report: San Francisco Nightlife Institution Slim's To CloseA longtime fixture of San Francisco's live music scene, the 11th Street nightclub Slim's is set to close after over 30 years of operation, according to reports.
CBS SF Talks To Unsane Founder Chris Spencer About His New Band, Human ImpactAn important figure on New York City's noise-rock scene for over 30 years as the leader of Unsane, guitarist/singer Chris Spencer talks to CBS SF about Human Impact, his new all-star project featuring members of Cop Shoot Cop and Swans.
CBS SF Talks To Desert Rock Legend Mario Lalli (Part I)Renowned Palm Desert musician Mario Lalli recently spoke at length with CBS SF about his long career with influential bands Across the River, Yawning Men and Fatso Jetson ahead of the now cancelled second edition of the Heavy Psych Sounds Festival in San Francisco.
Hard-Rockers Freedom Hawk Brings Powerhouse Show To Santa CruzA leading light on the American hard-rock scene for going on two decades, Virgina Beach-based crew Freedom Hawk pays a rare visit to the Bay Area, headlining Urbani Cellar in Santa Cruz with a slate of like-minded bands Thursday.
Reunited Swedish Punk Greats Headline UC TheatreOne of the most explosive punk bands to emerge in Europe during the 1990s returns to the Bay Area this weekend when reunited Swedish group Refused headlines the UC Theatre in Berkeley Saturday night.
Reunited Post-Punk Band Plays The New Parish In OaklandReconvened powerhouse post-punk band Hot Snakes returns to the Bay Area Tuesday night for this show at the New Parish, playing songs from it's most recent acclaimed Sub Pop album, 'Jericho Sirens.'
Rising Local Metal Heroes Team Up At Eli's In OaklandTwo local metal bands that have established themselves as leading lights of the Bay Area scene team up Friday when Hell Fire and Charger share the stage at Eli's in Oakland.
Renowned Jazz-Funk Band Plays Bay Area Noise Pop ShowsOne of the seminal modern jazz-funk bands to emerge during the early '90s "rare groove" revival, fiery quintet the Greyboy Allstars bring their potent grooves to the Bay Area for a pair of Noise Pop Festival shows starting Thursday.
Godfather Of Ethiopian Jazz Returns To Berkeley's UC TheatreHailed as one of the most influential jazz musician to emerge from the African continent, Ethiopian keyboard player and percussionist Mulatu Astatke returns to the UC Theatre in Berkeley, playing two concerts this weekend.
Oakland Metal Greats Revisit Classic Album At The FoxInfluential '90s metal band Machine Head brings their Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary Tour to Oakland Friday night for a three-hour marathon of heavy music spanning the band's career.
All-Star Line-Up Pays Tribute To Local Rock Legend Roy LoneyA stellar bill of luminaries from San Francisco and elsewhere come together this Friday night to give a rocking sendoff to the late Flamin' Groovies singer Roy Loney at the Chapel.
Local Metal Veterans Headline The Elbo Room In OaklandSan Francisco metal outfit Slough Feg plays songs from its latest album at the Elbo Room in Oakland Friday night alongside fellow Bay Area vets Blind Illusion and Nite.
Funk Legend George Clinton Returns To Play Bay Area ShowsGeorge Clinton and his Parliament-Funkadelic crew return to the Bay Area to play marathon sets for their Bay Area fans with three local shows in Petaluma, Berkeley and Santa Cruz.
Brooklyn Afrobeat Band Antibalas Plays Bay Area DatesOne of the finest exponents of domestically produced Afrobeat in America, powerhouse Brooklyn band Antibalas brings its propulsive sounds to the Bay Area for three shows in San Francisco and Oakland.
Australian Psychedelic Rock Outfit Stonefield Plays OaklandSoulful Aussie hard-rock quartet Stonefield returns to the Bay Area for its first headlining show at the Starline Social Club in Oakland Thursday night.